By: [FORD, HENRY JUSTICE (binding design, endpapers and illustrations)]; LANG, ANDREW; EVERARD, H.S.C.; LANG, LEONORA BLANCHE
London, Longmans, Green, & Co.: 1889
Edition: Second Edition
Seller ID: 2739
Condition: very good
8vo (5" x 7 ”). pp. 390 + 16 pp. publisher's catalogue dated August 1889. Second edition. THE FIRST TITLE IN LANG'S COLOUR FAIRY BOOK SERIES.
Unsigned binding design likely by Henry Justice Ford in gold on smooth royal blue cloth. Spine with titles and a vignette of Jack and the three headed giant; black eps., a.e.g. Includes frontis., 7 full page b/w illustrations as well as over 100 textual vignettes, headpieces and tail pieces.
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